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January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

According to the National Cervical Cancer Coalition, nearly 13,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year. It is important to talk with several cancer specialists, including a radiation oncologist, surgeon and medical oncologist, before deciding on the best treatment for you, your cancer and your lifestyle. Learn more about how radiation therapy is used to treat cervical cancer.
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WHAT TO EXPECT
Once a diagnosis of cancer has been made, you will probably talk with your primary care physician along with several cancer specialists, such as a surgeon, a medical oncologist and a radiation oncologist. You will want to ask these doctors about all your treatment options.
SURVIVOR CIRCLE
ASTRO established the Survivor Circle to honor cancer survivors and support groups during our Annual Meeting. The application period for both the Survivor Circle Award and Survivor Circle Grant are now open.
QUESTIONS TO ASK
YOUR DOCTOR
Learn important questions to ask before, during and after your treatment, including questions on radiation safety.

IMPORTANT RESOURCES FOR CANCER

RT For Cancer brochure
Download the Radiation Therapy for Gynecologic Cancers brochure
video on radiation therapy
Watch the video on radiation therapy for gynecologic cancers
tumor board infographic
Download the chart of side effects for radiation therapy for gynecologic cancers 
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